Summer is here and schedules are less rigid. This can be a delight but it can also feel like a heavy load sometimes. It’s easy to feel wistful for the the old, dependable pattern of school, homework, and bedtime. What can we do to let go of those summer struggles?
Below are some posts I have written for families.
Did you hear Washington National’s outfielder, Bryce Harper’s answer last week to a reporter’s question? He was asked whether or not he was going to go out for a beer after the game. Harper is underage and answered the question with great self-possession. He quipped smoothly and efficiently, “That’s a clown question, bro.” Underneath Harper’s cool […]
Historians seeking an ancient precedent for an official Father’s Day observance have come up with only one: The Romans, every February, honored fathers-but only those who were deceased. More recent 20th century history offers more than one proponent of a day to honor fathers. However, Father’s Day actually didn’t become an official holiday until 1972 when President […]
We moms are so busy that sometimes we lose the connection to our creative selves. Read on for some thoughts/resources on how to find your “flow” and help bring your heart and mind together from Guest Blogger, Amy Tatsumi. What makes you feel alive? What allows you to be connected to your true self? For […]